Nigeria Agriculture News

FCMB Gets $50m From AFDB, Increases Lending To High Impact Businesses

Women empowered businesses and local enterprises involved in agribusiness, manufacturing, health care, and renewable...

Experts Identify African Yam Bean As Solution To Nigeria’s Malnutrition

IBADAN – Experts and other key stakeholders in the agriculture and food sector have...

SPECIAL REPORT: Distraught Borno farmers displaced by Boko Haram languish in IDP camps

Farming, the commonest means of livelihood in these impacted areas, remains a difficult,...

Need For Farmers, Agribusiness Players To Embrace CBN-NIRSAL, NAIC Insurance Schemes

LAGOS  – Farmers’ associations, government at all levels and non-governmental organisations have been...

Goat Farming/ Fattening Business (2)

 Sheep Uda has a convex face; long, large legs; and long, large and pendulous...

Take Advantage Of Huge Potentials In State’s Agricultural Sector, Sanwo-Olu Tasks Investors

LAGOS – Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has called on the private sector...

Genetically-modified crops key to Nigeria’s food security, govt says

The government says it puts public safety first, however, and only approves safe...

Don suggests irrigation facilities as solutions to herder/farmer clashes

IrrigationA lecturer, Prof. Osaretin Ekuobase, has identified solutions that he assures will tackle herder/farmer clashes...

Insecurity is causing hunger, agric scholars warn 

Photo: PATCHAs insecurity pervades most of agrarian communities of Oyo State and other parts...

Maximising CBN-NIRSAL’s, NAIC’s agric insurance schemes

CBN• NAIC offers 50% subsidy on food crop insurance premiums• NIRSAL guarantees up...

Food insecurity looms in Northern Nigeria — UN

A UN official said an estimated 13 million people in northern Nigeria face...

Expert Laments Smallholder Farmers’ Inability To Access CBN Intervention In Edo

A Professor of Agriculture, Prof. Samson Remison, of the Department of Crop Science,...

Matrix Fertiliser: Inside the agro-allied firm helping Nigeria to boost food security

Matrix Fertilizer produces premium-grade NPK and other blends of fertilisers, boost agriculture and...

Abuja farmers lament impact of insecurity, herders’ attacks

Farmers say they have abandoned their fields for fear of being kidnapped or...

INFOGRAPHICS: Despite huge spending over decades, Nigeria unable to produce enough cassava

Farmers, experts and data explain why cassava, one of Nigeria’s most iconic foods, perennially...